News

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from Balmacewen. 

 

Minute to win it Olympic challenge

Our first Minute to win it challenge was called noodling around.

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2016

Term 3 - Anotomy Museum, PE school, Unipol and Stadium day out

On Thusday 11th August Room 10 had their big Term 3 day out. It was a great day out!

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2016

Thief in the night

By Kate Waters

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2016

By Hetty Waters

The oil in the pan hissed as I placed in the succulent pork breakfast sausages. They began to emit a pungent aroma, almost overwhelming the scent of perfect, sunny side up eggs frying beside them..........

Posted: Thursday August 18, 2016

By Elizabeth Purvis

Perfect moments are hard to come by, but this was close enough.....

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

Health & Wellbeing: A day out in Dunedin.

Thanks to the fantastic range of resources here in our own city, room 25 and 26 were able to spend a full day exploring and learning right on our door step!

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

Balmacewen Cross Country

Our school cross country was held on Friday 12th August.

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

Sassanachs Rugby Tournament

Balmacewen had three teams entered in the Sassanachs Rugby Tournament played at Bishopscourt on Wednesday 17th August. This is an annual one day tournament organised by the Otago Rugby Union.

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

Room 2's Term 3 Trip

Last week we had a fantastic day out with Room 6, 5 and 11.

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

Year 8 Olympic Week

This week the Year 8 usual programme was put on hold while we celebrated the Olympics with a sports themed week and alternative programme. Students were split into four groups named after local Olympians - Loader, Shanks, Bond and Williams and students rotated around four workshops for the day throughout the week.

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

By Shima Jack

First it was just a tiny speck. Barely there. Alone in the vast blackness that was space. Slowly, meandering, it ventures closer, pulsing, vibrating with wild, burning energy...........

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

The Year 7 trip!

All Year 7 classes visited some amazing spaces last week to learn about the body. Read Maia and Shima's account of the trip

Posted: Wednesday August 17, 2016

Netball 2016

The season has ended! Congratulations to every single player who represented Balmac so well throughout the last two terms.

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

Year 7 August news

Another busy Month in Year 7 !

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

Term 3 in the Foods Room

Biscuits, burgers, pasta, pies and more!

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

Year Seven Super Softies

The onset of Term 3 in the Fabrics room, signals the start of the Softie extravaganza!

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

Term 3 in Fabrics

Year 8 students have been busy creating a variety of projects in the first three weeks of term 3.

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

Olympic Swimmer Visits Balmacewen

Olympic swimmer Jonathan Duncan came to talk to year 8 students as part of our Olympic Immersion Week.

Posted: Tuesday August 16, 2016

High School Open Mornings

Our year 8 students have been visiting different High Schools around Dunedin. Check out what some of our year 8 girls got up to at Otago Girls High School.

Posted: Monday August 15, 2016

Otago Regional Aerobics Success

Well done to Jordan, Evaluna and Keira for getting Bronze medals in the Otago Regional Aerobics Competition.

Posted: Monday August 15, 2016